There are 3 ways to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park by bus, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Avissawella to Pettah CTB 99 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Fly from Hatton, travel  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI
  2. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

Taxi to Katugastota, fly, travel  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Travel from Hambantota to Yala National Park

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The distance between Kitulgala and Yala National Park is 134 km.

The best way to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 6 min to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hatton Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Hatton Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Yala National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kitulgala to Hatton Airport is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park.
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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 6 min

What companies run services between Kitulgala, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Kitulgala to Yala National Park via Avissawella, Pettah CTB, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, and Kataragama in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Avissawella to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kitulgala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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